The African Museum of The Metaverse – A Giant Leap in Writing & Preserving African History
The African Museum of the Metaverse (AMM) is a community dedicated to creating togetherness and experiences for Africans and the black diaspora in the Metaverse.
The AMM prides itself as one of the most inclusive spaces. It allows people to write and preserve their own history through all forms of art and expression. Previously left to the so-called ‘teachers of history’ who have without a doubt distorted and eroded African history to nearly irreconcilable margins.
Through sheer commitment, the AMM has provided opportunities for Africans to showcase their work and rewrite history with the understanding of the people themselves. Owning land in over 7 metaverses, it ensures that there are enough places for artists to showcase their works.
Just to mention a few:
Famously dubbed the “Afroverse Estate,” A 9 plot parcel where Decentrafans come together and interact through activities like conferences and even movies, bringing a culture never seen before. The only limitation is you can only access it with a PC. It still is the most known metaverse bringing exposure compared to none.
2. Crypto Voxels
Crypto Voxels is a user-owned virtual world and metaverse, powered by the Ethereum blockchain. It’s one of the most accessible metaverses where you can log in with both a phone and a PC. A new frontier and game-changer. Here they first introduced a museum, dedicated to the cause of spreading the African word. Here, artists can showcase their work/talent for more interactivity, bringing exposure and thus helping with artist sales.
In a recent announcement, they went a step further and built, on a second parcel, an African store where artists can directly sell their NFTS. A major breakthrough in space and never seen before. Bringing NFT wearables from top designer projects together and providing teleportation to canopy project HQs like Afrodroids and CryptoRastas.
3. Somnium Space:
Somnium Space is itself a digital universe that transits users to an African virtual reality experience. Built on Ethereum, its primary focus is to allow users to interact and purchase digital land; create customized homes; construct towering buildings; and trade in-game digital assets that have their own unique value in the online multiverse. Here you can access it via VR or PC. The parcel is under construction. But as we know from their previous works, something amazing is definitely coming. Expect an update once complete.
Matrix World is a decentralized open virtual world that enables users to interact with 3D immersive applications while simultaneously running on different blockchains. The world is made up of Lands, issued as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and permanently persisted on blockchain networks such as Ethereum and Flow. The parcel is still in planning.
5. Sandbox Location:
The Sandbox is a decentralized, community-driven metaverse for creators to monetize voxel assets and gaming experiences on the blockchain! A big step toward allowing African artists to experiment with gamified assets and art. The parcel location is given but it is still under planning also.
6. Otherside Location:
The Otherside is a gamified metaverse created by Yuga Labs (the same people who created Bored Ape) in which users can transform their NFTs into playable characters in an environment that combines MMORPG gaming and cutting-edge web3 virtual world technologies. I mean what more could an artist ask for than the biggest platform owned by one of the most successful NFT projects of its time?
7. NFT Worlds Location:
NFT Worlds is the most capable and flexible metaverse platform. NFT Worlds’ Genesis Avatars Each NFT World is an explorable, limitless world that can be built into anything you can imagine. NFT Worlds are massively multiplayer, have extensive developer APIs, are decentralized, and more.
Recently, the team at AMM made very special announcements concerning the community.
An African Store on CryptoVoxels
As I mentioned in the Cryptovoxel description, The AMM has built a museum for African artists. Here artists can apply for a chance to have their artworks displayed on the scene.
This may look like a meager thing, but considering the parcel has gained traction of over a thousand visitors daily. It is no minimal feat. As an artist myself, you may be frustrated when you bring out the best works yet no one seems to notice. Bringing eyes to artists’ work encourages and boosts sales making it one of the most important things artists may need.
Public Wearable Collection for the Community
A big step closer to onboarding everyone to the community and metaverse as a whole. The AMM announced public wearables to the community, spreading the swag and African vibe. These wearables are available on request and come in different designs. I mean you can’t go naked in the Metaverse and the AMM is ensuring you remain a person of culture and stay true to your roots.
Application Floors on one of the biggest towers on DCL
The AMM community made a significant announcement concerning African communities donning the metaverse. Imagine a whole floor in one of the most visited scenes on DCL given to you for an 18-month period. Must be a dream right? Wrong! It’s now possible to showcase your communities artwork on a whole floor once you register and go through successfully on the vetting process. Basically, it’s a real club for your community to hang out and display their work. I don’t think it can get any better than this, can it?
As we’ve seen the AMM is an industry leader yet very impartial and considerate of the need of African artists. Building a platform for Africans and The Black Community to showcase their talent and actually make sales out of it while writing a piece of history. This is a big chance for the people, so come out and take advantage of the opportunity to make your voice heard.